During the past few months, AccountingWEB's consultant editor editor David Carter has broadened his horizons from the finance department to look at the kinds of systems used in other parts of the organisation such as stock control, sales order processing and customer relationship management (CRM).
This week, IT Zone has published a software Lab Test on Mamut's sales order processing - the first front-office application to undergo the rigorous David Carter treatment.
The expansion of AccountingWEB's software Lab Test programme is a response to changes in the marketplace. "Most organisations have automated their accounting functions," says Carter.
"The new systems they want are not replacement accounting packages, but programs that can link other functions into a wider business management packa...